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Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum March 10th 19, 09:08 AM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 15
Views: 103
Posted By Andy Burns[_6_]
What have I done?

wrote:

I tried some of your suggs - no improvement - just made things worse.

In LibreOffice ...

Edit/Select All/Format/Clear Direct Formatting

or just ctrl-A, ctrl-M
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum March 9th 19, 08:33 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 15
Views: 103
Posted By Andy Burns[_6_]
What have I done?

wrote:

have several .doc files containing tables for which I have been
using MS Word v2003. Has always worked fine. I started playing
around with settings in an effort to...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum March 9th 19, 03:25 PM Posted to alt.privacy.anon-server,comp.os.linux.advocacy,alt.comp.os.windows-10,alt.comp.hardware.amd.x86-64,alt.games.warcraft
Replies: 1
Views: 54
Posted By Andy Burns[_6_]
A recent Windows 10 update is hurting game performance andmessing with mice

oreo cortez wrote:

Following the roll out of the February cumulative update for
Windows 10 Version 1809 (KB4482887)

I don't think KB4482887 is the Feb patch Tuesday, more of a "voluntary...
Forum: Windows 7 Forum March 9th 19, 08:49 AM Posted to alt.windows7.general,comp.mobile.android,uk.telecom.mobile
Replies: 46
Views: 357
Posted By Andy Burns[_6_]
Pairing Win 7 & Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 via Bluetooth

Java Jive wrote:

So if anyone here can suggest

If it's *that* good a book, beg, borrow or rent a DSLR with tripod and
LED ring light ...
Forum: Windows 7 Forum March 8th 19, 01:34 PM Posted to alt.windows7.general,comp.mobile.android,uk.telecom.mobile
Replies: 46
Views: 357
Posted By Andy Burns[_6_]
Pairing Win 7 & Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 via Bluetooth

Andy Burns wrote:

Seems the MS bluetooth audio profile can only act as a "source", not as
a "sink" ...

Forgot the link

https://superuser.com/questions/1331686
Forum: Windows 7 Forum March 8th 19, 01:27 PM Posted to alt.windows7.general,comp.mobile.android,uk.telecom.mobile
Replies: 46
Views: 357
Posted By Andy Burns[_6_]
Pairing Win 7 & Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 via Bluetooth

Andy Burns wrote:

nobody would expect you to want to do it.

Seems the MS bluetooth audio profile can only act as a "source", not as
a "sink" ...
Forum: Windows 7 Forum March 8th 19, 01:19 PM Posted to alt.windows7.general,comp.mobile.android,uk.telecom.mobile
Replies: 46
Views: 357
Posted By Andy Burns[_6_]
Pairing Win 7 & Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 via Bluetooth

micky wrote:

what
I wanted was to play the cellphone app radio through the better, louder
speakers of the laptop

I doubt it's set-up to work that way, far more likely to play audio from
the...
Forum: Windows 7 Forum March 8th 19, 08:06 AM Posted to alt.windows7.general,comp.mobile.android,uk.telecom.mobile
Replies: 46
Views: 357
Posted By Andy Burns[_6_]
Pairing Win 7 & Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 via Bluetooth

Java Jive wrote:

Has anyone else tried to pair via Bluetooth a Win 7 PC, Ultimate Edition
if it matters, and a Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 SM-T719, LTE edition?* I can
link the two by USB cable,...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum March 5th 19, 10:15 AM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 6
Views: 103
Posted By Andy Burns[_6_]
login id became a network?

lew wrote:

Also the win10 login-id is not the same
as for the id used for installation of win10.

If the ssid you're seeing is different from your windows login-id, what
makes you think it's...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum March 4th 19, 04:35 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 5
Views: 77
Posted By Andy Burns[_6_]
Green ticks

mechanic wrote:

Where have these suddenly come from?

files synced to dropbox?
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum March 4th 19, 12:23 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 6
Views: 103
Posted By Andy Burns[_6_]
login id became a network?

lew wrote:

how the hell could my win10 login-id become a network?

I suspect you'll need to explain further what it is you're asking?
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum March 2nd 19, 08:21 AM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 5
Views: 95
Posted By Andy Burns[_6_]
Firefox and Thunderbird

lonelydad wrote:

I have been using Firefox and Thunderbird for a long time, and the only
passwords and URLs my copy of Thunderbird has are for the three mail hosts
I have used over the years....
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum March 1st 19, 09:11 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 7
Views: 85
Posted By Andy Burns[_6_]
A new account from nowhere?

Rene Lamontagne wrote:

Suddenly from nowhere a new account has shown up in my Thunderbird
newsreader called Freenews.netfront.net!!!!!

maybe you clicked on a URL...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum February 23rd 19, 08:41 AM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 36
Views: 522
Posted By Andy Burns[_6_]
I just had a radical idea

lonelydad wrote:

Why can't Microsoft post a notification when they are downloading
updates/upgrades? It would be nice to know why all of a sudden half my
download bandwith disappeared.

It...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum February 18th 19, 07:11 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 9
Views: 89
Posted By Andy Burns[_6_]
Installing Software BS

Nil wrote:

What software are you complaing about? You do not need to be connected
to the Internet to install most software

It might warn you that it can't check it with smartscreen, though you...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum February 17th 19, 10:40 AM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 14
Views: 90
Posted By Andy Burns[_6_]
Any way to get rid of this likely Trojan?

wrote:

For about two weeks now, exactly once a day my screen goes "half dark" and
a blue box pops up
I obviously do not believe this is from Microsoft at all

It...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum February 14th 19, 09:52 AM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 22
Views: 177
Posted By Andy Burns[_6_]
Most annoying post-Gates/Ballmer screwup: Can't arrange windows

John Doe wrote:

After they screwed up window arrangement on the desktop, they haven't
bothered fixing it, because it doesn't further their goal of turning the
desktop into a smartphone.

Even...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum February 14th 19, 08:15 AM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 17
Views: 199
Posted By Andy Burns[_6_]
Did Windows 1809 mess with the taskbar?

lonelydad wrote:

I ask because after having recently upgraded to 1809, I have noticed that
the taskbar that I keep at the bottom of the screen is taller than it used
to be.

If you right click...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum February 11th 19, 08:32 AM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 18
Views: 197
Posted By Andy Burns[_6_]
Miracast?

Paul wrote:

If you have two well-equipped desktops with Wifi
cards in them, you can always try Miracast Sink on
one of them, then go over to the other PC and
try Miracast Source.

It's a...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum February 9th 19, 10:22 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 46
Views: 211
Posted By Andy Burns[_6_]
Task manager includes memory card in disk usage

Commander Kinsey wrote:

Andy Burns wrote:

diskperf -Y or diskperf -N

This would turn off monitoring of C: as well?

Unfortunately, yes
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum February 9th 19, 10:06 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 46
Views: 211
Posted By Andy Burns[_6_]
Task manager includes memory card in disk usage

Commander Kinsey wrote:

On this machine, removable disks such as USB flash drives and SD or TF
cards do not show in task manager.

It does for me, and I'd like to remove this one from the...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum February 9th 19, 10:01 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 46
Views: 211
Posted By Andy Burns[_6_]
Task manager includes memory card in disk usage

Commander Kinsey wrote:

Sorry, that's what I called it, the task manager says "active time".

if you put an SD card in the slot, and then in File Explorer right click
the drive letter, do you get...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum February 9th 19, 09:25 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 46
Views: 211
Posted By Andy Burns[_6_]
Task manager includes memory card in disk usage

Commander Kinsey wrote:

It most certainly does show usage.* If you look on the performance tab, you

Never see the word "usage"
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum February 9th 19, 09:21 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 46
Views: 211
Posted By Andy Burns[_6_]
Task manager includes memory card in disk usage

Commander Kinsey wrote:

On the main task manager screen (processes tab), along the top is x%
CPU, x% memory, x% disk, x% network.* It's this disk percentage which is
wrong, as if drive C: is...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum February 9th 19, 07:45 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 46
Views: 211
Posted By Andy Burns[_6_]
Task manager includes memory card in disk usage

Commander Kinsey wrote:

My Windows 10 task manager shows the disk usage of C: (the system hard
disk) and E: (a memory card socket). This is quite annoying as the total
disk usage shows 50%...
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